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Charter Oak State College Encourages Voter Registration
Please register to vote in the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4th. Get information on deadlines and how to register.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

Charter Oak State College Celebrates Constitution Day
September 17th is Constitution Day! Take this opportunity to learn more about this document.

Seeking New Student Alternate Rep to CT's Statewide Student Advisory Committee
Great opportunity to network with students from other institutions and to be part of the discussion on public higher education in CT

Go Back to Get Ahead Registration Event on 8/13
Admissions and financial aid representatives from Charter Oak State College will host a registration event for Go Back to Get Ahead prospective students on Wednesday, August 13th from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Board of Directors for the Charter Oak State College Foundation

Foundation Board Members

Charter Oak State College's Foundation Board members are very committed to raising funds for grants for our adult students facing financial difficulties who need and aspire to earn a degree. The Foundation Board members believe that the College changes and saves lives.

Member Title Term
Officers - Executive Committee
Rebeka Scalia President 2017
Neal Cunningham Vice President 2017
Joyce P. Petrella Secretary 2015
Patrick Martin Treasurer 2016
Board Members
Marcia Anderson-Esson   2017
Thomas E. Desmond   2017
Martin Geitz   2016
Kevin P. Graff   2015
Jason Jakubowski   2015
Bernard Kavaler   2017
Mark Miller   2017
Daniel Purushotham   2017
Rebecca Wareing   2016
Non Voting Members Ex-Officio
Ed Klonoski Executive Director Foundation  
Lamont McEvitt Alumni Representative 2015
Dr. Sandy Morgan Faculty Representative 2015
Ross Ariola Student Representative 2015

See the Duties of the Board of Directors.


"COSC provided the opportunity, the means and guidance for me to realize a lifelong dream of earning a college degree. I will be forever grateful." - Janet Szalwinski

"I cannot say enough about the support and encouragement that I received from the staff at COSC. I recommend your program all the time!" - Deidre Moutanho

"After dropping out of high school at age 16, I never thought that I would have a degree of any kind, much less a college degree. At age 30, I passed the GED Exam. At age 51, I was extremely proud to wear the cap and gown having earned my Associate degree. Although financial difficulties have not allowed me to complete my Bachelor's degree, I am committed to doing so. I could not have gotten this far without Charter Oak State College. Thank you Charter Oak, for helping to make one of life's dreams possible." - Mary Johnson

"As I have stated before, there is no doubt that the COSC staff is the best." - Robert Smith

"COSC was a great experience." - Harriet Dunn